[38] El-Sisi also took the post of Minister of Defense and Military Production in the Qandil Cabinet. [28][29][30][31][32][33][34] He attended the following courses: El-Sisi received his commission as a military officer in 1977 serving in the mechanised infantry, specialising in anti-tank warfare and mortar warfare. El-Sisi commented on the relationship between the Egyptian army and Egyptian people, saying that it is hard to break. He also denounced what he deemed to be the transitional government's hostility toward the goals of the revolution.[80][81][82]. Abdel Fattah El-sisi’s age is 66. [59] In April 2014, the interim government's Investment Law banned appeals against government contracts. This page was last edited on 24 December 2020, at 10:04. Eighty-nine percent said that there was improvement in the security situation after Sisi's taking office. ... as young age is another feature is Sisi's choices. [25] Sisi was the youngest member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) during the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, serving as the director of military intelligence and reconnaissance department. On 7 April 2015, Moody's upgraded Egypt's outlook from Caa1 to B3 with stable outlook expecting real GDP growth in Egypt to recover to 4.5% year-on-year for the fiscal year 2015, which ends in June, and then to rise to around 5%–6% over the coming four years[116] compared to 2.5% in 2014. In 1992 he continued his military career by enrolling in the British Command and Staff College, and in 2006 enrolled in the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. [62], The anti-Morsi demonstrators on the streets welcomed el-Sisi's announcement of the overthrow of Morsi with celebrations and carried posters of el-Sisi, chanting "The Army and the People are one hand" and supporting General el-Sisi. [168] Erdoğan was said not to recognise Sisi as president of Egypt and called him an "illegitimate tyrant"[169] in response to the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict and alleged Egyptian support for Israel in its war against Hamas. [197] The absence of Egypt in President Trump's travel ban towards seven Muslim countries was noted in Washington although the Congress has voiced human rights concerns over the handling of dissidents. [37] Sisi was then described by the official website of FJP as a "Defense minister with revolutionary taste". [167], Relations between Egypt and Turkey deteriorated significantly after Morsi's ouster. On 26 March 2014, in response to calls from supporters to run for presidency, Sisi retired from his military career, announcing that he would run as a candidate in the 2014 presidential election. [51], During the August 2013 Cairo sit-ins dispersal, the Egyptian military under el-Sisi's command was involved in assisting the national police in dispersing two sit-ins held by Muslim Brotherhood/Morsi supporters from sit-ins in Rabaa el-Adaweya and Nahda squares. He is 66 years old and is a Scorpio. "Analysis: Trump presidency heralds new era of US-Egypt ties ". [99][100] Coinciding with Sisi's visit an Arabic hashtag that translates to "you are a leader, Sisi" has been tweeted 14,486 times, and the hashtag "Sisi in the Cathedral" has been tweeted 3,609 times accompanied with pictures of a cross and a crescent symbolising the national unity. An extensive media campaign produced billboards which were distributed all over New York City, welcoming the Egyptian president. [103] The government is also responsible for arbitrary arrests and torture of children as young as twelve. As a result of the economic reforms, Moody's raised Egypt's credit ratings outlook to stable from negative[114] and Fitch Ratings upgraded Egypt's credit rating one step to "B" from "B-". In 1992, Sisi trained at the Joint Services Command and Staff College in the United Kingdom, and then in 2006 trained at the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The Russian President Vladimir Putin was the first to congratulate Sisi on his inauguration. Scorpio is ruled by Pluto, the planet that governs both destruction and transformation. Scorpio is one of the most misunderstood signs of the zodiac because of its incredible passion and power. Abdel Fattah El-sisi is a member of Richest Celebrities and Politicians. [9] The regime has employed imprisonment, torture, extrajudicial killings, home demolitions, forced disappearances and sexual violence against its critics. [40], Mass demonstrations occurred on 30 June 2013 as tens of millions of Egyptians took to the streets to denounce Mohamed Morsi. [220], Ali and Mada Masr reported that another of el-Sisi's sons, Mustafa el-Sisi, held a powerful position (as of November 2019[update]) in the Administrative Control Authority,[219] which collects information in relation to suspected corruption and refers cases to prosecutors. Scorpios are extremely clairvoyant and intuitive. Sisi was born in Old Cairo on 19 November 1954, to parents Said Hussein Khalili al-Sisi and Soad Mohamed. [57], On 6 October war anniversary in 2013, el-Sisi announced that the army was committed to the popular mandate of 26 July 2013: "We are committed, in front of God, to the Egyptian and Arab people that we will protect Egypt, the Egyptians and their free will. Abdel Fattah El-sisi (born November 19, 1954) is famous for being politician. Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are seen during a welcome ceremony in Abu Dhabi. [117] However, in early 2016 the Egyptian pound suffered from devaluation: in February when the pound was allowed to float briefly, its value reduced rapidly from 7.83 LE per US dollar to 8.95 LE per dollar, resulting in increased prices for everyday goods. [118], Considered its worst in decades, Egypt's energy crisis that helped inflame the protests against former president Mohamed Morsi[119] continued to grow in Sisi's first months in office, challenging the new government. He also personally congratulated Emirate of Abu Dhabi's crown prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the deal. He was also appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Egypt. Also reported is commander of the 23rd Mechanized Division, Third Field Army. FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2019 file photo, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks at the "G20 Investment Summit - German Business and the CwA Countries 2019" on the sidelines of a Compact with Africa (CwA) in Berlin. Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi (Arabic: عبد الفتاح سعيد حسين خليل السيسي‎ ʿAbdel-Fattāḥ Saʿīd Ḥesēn Khalīl es-Sīsi Egyptian Arabic: [ʕæbdel.fætˈtæːħ sæˈʕiːd ħeˈseːn xæˈliːl ɪsˈsiːsi]; born 19 November 1954) is an Egyptian politician who is the sixth and current President of Egypt, former Director of Military Intelligence, former Minister of Defence, and former General. Activists saw the detention last month of Gasser Abdel Razek, executive director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), and two of the group's other staff, as the latest escalation of a broad crackdown on political dissent under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. « L'Égypte d'Abdel Fattah al-Sissi est dans l'histoire de l'Égypte moderne » celle de « la répression la plus importante que l'on n'ait jamais vue », a d'ailleurs estimé sur France InfoAntoine Madelin, directeur du plaidoyer à la Fédération internationale pour les droits humains (FIDH). The new canal is expected to increase the Suez Canal's revenues by 259% from current annual revenues of $5 billion. He is the second of eight siblings (his father later had six additional children with a second wife). Please check back soon for updates. On 27 January 2014, he was promoted to the rank of field marshal. [127][128], In August 2014, President Sisi initiated a new Suez Canal, a parallel channel running about one-third the length of the existing waterway,[129] which would double capacity of the existing canal from 49 to 97 ships a day. President Sisi was sworn into office on 8 June 2014. [136] The first stage of the project was inaugurated on 30 May 2016 containing 11,000 housing units built at a cost of 1.56 billion EGP (177.8 Million USD). El-Sisi was the youngest member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces of Egypt. "[69], The "Kamel Gemilak" (Finish Your Favor) and "El-Sisi for President" campaigns were started to gather signatures to press el-Sisi, who had said he had no desire to govern, to run for presidency. "[142], El-Sisi made an African tour, his first foreign visit since taking office a short visit to Algeria, seeking support to counter Islamist militancy in North Africa. He was a key figure in a 2013 coup d’etat that removed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi from office. [9][10][7][11][12] In the non-democratic 2018 presidential election, Sisi faced only nominal opposition (a pro-government supporter, Moussa Mostafa Moussa) after the military arrest of Sami Anan and his enforced disappearance afterwards,[13][14][15][16] threats made to Ahmed Shafik with old corruption charges and an alleged sex tape,[17][18][19] and the withdrawal of Khaled Ali and Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat due to the overwhelming obstacles and violations made by the elections committee.[20][21][22]. El-Sisi wrote his term paper at the War College on democracy and its applications in the Middle East. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is visiting Washington. [151] The first months of Sisi's presidency witnessed the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict. [90] Sisi's oath of office was administered in the morning in Egypt's Supreme constitutional court in front of the deputy head of the constitutional court, Maher Sami, who described el-Sisi as a "rebel soldier" and a "revolutionary hero"; ex-president Adly Mansour; other constitutional court members; and a group of Egypt's top politicians. Sisi announced in his statement that there was a new plan of "renewing and developing" giant projects established by the former Soviet Union. [206] The following day, the Egyptian National Action Group (ENAG) including Ayman Nour as spokesperson[207] was launched, with a similar claim of representing the consensus of a broad array of the Egyptian opposition ("centrists, liberals, leftists [and] Islamists") with a consensus program for replacing el-Sisi's governmental system. [196], Following the election of Republican Donald Trump as the President of the United States, the two countries are looking to improve the Egyptian-American relations. [133], Sisi also started the National Roads Project, which involves building a road network of more than 4,400 kilometres and uses 104 acres of land, promising that there are many development and reconstruction campaigns for Egypt to reduce the unemployment rate and increase the poor's income. Al-Sissi discute de la cause palestinienne avec les ministres des AE jordanien et palestinien ---Le président égyptien Abdel-Fattah Al-Sissi a discuté samedi des efforts visant à une reprise du processus de paix au Moyen-Orient avec les ministres des Affaires étrangères de Jordanie et … (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP) Internship or dismissal, the Moscow exile did not last long, and the son was made Deputy Director of the GIS at the beginning of 2020. [63], Cupcakes, chocolate and necklaces bearing the "CC" initials were created, restaurants in Egypt named sandwiches after him, blogs shared his pictures, and columns, op-eds, television shows and interviews discussed the "new idol of the Nile valley" in the Egyptian mainstream media. [85][86] El-Sisi confirmed on 26 March 2014 that he would run for president in the presidential election. 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